PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
Mt Photographics Cup Underwater New Zealand Only
Harold Davis Trophy Topside photo
Lester McNeil Memorial Trophy Unspoilt New Zealand
Carters Photographic Cup Club/Group Photo
Warwick Fensom Trophy ‘Dive Sport’
Lois Hemsley Trophy Macro
Kim Taylor Trophy Globetrotter International
Gail Bingham Trophy Photomontage
Mantra Shield Supreme Underwater Photo
Ian Sherwood Trophy Marine Related Video
PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION DEFINITIONS
Mt Photographics Underwater Taken in NZ waters only
Harold Davis Topside can be taken anywhere in the world on any subject.
Lester McNeil Unspoilt New Zealand man-made objects may feature in the photo but must not be the main subject.
Carters Club Group is a photo of two or more club members. Can be taken anywhere in the world.
Warwick Fensom Dive Sport Above or below water of scuba
diving/freediving activities eg trophy fish. Can be taken anywhere in the world.
Lois Hemsley Macro Underwater only. Can be taken anywhere in the
world.
Kim Taylor Globetrotter Underwater only. Overseas only.
Ian Sherwood Video: Marine Related Above or below the water.
Worldwide. Maximum 3 minutes. Supply on USB stick. Soundtrack can’t be subject to copyright unless proof of payment is supplied. Videographers name must not appear.
Gail Bingham Photomontage Marine related. A4 size. Composed of
maximum 5 images, all taken by the entrant. No ‘outside’ imaging to be
added. Photographer must have 5 original images present. Trophy only.

Definition of photomontage: the process and the result of making a composite photography by joining two or more photos into an illusion of an unreal subject through the use of image-editing software. This is called ‘compositing’, or commonly known as ‘photo-shopping’.

GENERAL RULES
Competition runs over a 12 month period from 01 April to 31 March.
Contestants must compose the photograph and trigger the camera or set any automatic process themselves.
All photos to be prints only. No slides.
Prints to be unframed and no larger than 15cm x 20cm (6in x 8in)
No imaging to be added or removed from photos. (Exception – Photomontage may be edited within the rules of that category)
Contestants may enter a maximum of two photos per category.
Only one in each category will count towards trophies and prizes.
Amateur photographers only.
Judging of each category will be by members present at the Prizegiving by secret ballot.
Top 3 photos will be retained by the club.
CONCHOLOGY
Marineland Cup – Conchology
Shells to be recovered from New Zealand Ocean or beaches in the 12 months
prior to the Prizegiving.
Trophy and prize for winner only.
Maximum 2 shells entered per person.
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